Shawna Zaken (8) reacts after scoring a goal during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament Against Wright State. The Norse defeated Wright State 3-1 and will advance to the Semi-Final game in Milwaukee. (Colin Johnson)
Shawna Zaken (8) reacts after scoring a goal during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament Against Wright State. The Norse defeated Wright State 3-1 and will advance to the Semi-Final game in Milwaukee.

Colin Johnson

Women’s Soccer team takes down Wright State in First Round of Conference Finals

November 4, 2019

NKU women’s soccer team took down Wright State 3-1 in the Horizon League Quarterfinals Monday night. Freshman forward Lindsey Meyer scored the first goal of the night in the 23rd minute. Meyer was assisted by senior defender Hannah Fischer. Senior midfielder Shawna Zaken came back in the 41st with a goal assisted by senior forward Ally Perkins.

Wright State scored in the 72nd minute to bring the game within one, but NKU’s defensive effort prevailed and Zaken scored within the final minutes to put the Norse up 3-1. The Norse will go on to face UIC Thursday, Nov 7 at Milwaukee.

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